Creating a fairy garden with handcrafted fairies can be great fun for kid of all ages…
What is a Fairy Garden?
According to University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator Nancy Pollardm “A fairy garden is a small scene that uses at least one living plant along with a few [handcrafted items] to create a whimsical home for pixie creatures.” (more…)
According to Wikipedia playing cards gave been around for over 1100 years now. They have changed considerably since then. Different variations of decks have been created, yet what we recognize as a “regular deck of cards” hasn’t changed much for a while.
But the unique playing cards created by local artist and humorist, Diane English are not your momma’s ordinary deck of bridge cards.
Asheville artist Diane English is a self-taught graphic artist and illustrator who, at midlife, threw caution to the wind to follow her dream of combining art with her spiritual path. And so began her Great Cosmic Happy Ass Card Company!
Card Night Will Never Be the Same Again
Be the first one on card night to introduce a new, and totally hysterical way to play all your favorite card games from Blackjack to Poker; Pinochle to Crazy Eights; from Gin Rummy to Hearts.
Each specialty card deck has 52 different and original designs based on Diane’s bestselling Great Cosmic Happy Ass Card illustrations. These playing cards or laugh-out-loud funny, inspiring and definitely outrageous.
An entirely new spin of playing cards worth talking about and sharing.
Mountain Made will be hosting a Great Cosmic Happy Ass Playing Card ‘Game’ here at the gallery on Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 11AM-5PM.
We invite you to come by our downtown Asheville NC gallery (get directions) and play a hand or two of Blackjack, Solitaire, Hearts, Crazy Eights, Bluff, Poker or Bridge.
How to Decorate Quick & Easy with Elegantly Handcrafted Art Quilts
Decorating with Art Quilts is always trendy.People visiting our gallery always seem to be on the look out for new and interesting ways to display the art quilts they get from us. Decorating with art quilts is one way to show off the comforts of the home.
After looking around a bit we have uncovered both traditional and contemporary ways to make art quilts really stand out – other than to just ‘hang them’ on a wall some where.